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. aaron and eun back to you. >> we're staying on top of breaking news out of russia. the emergency ministry telling nbc news that some 500 people are hurt after a meteor shower sent debris crashing to the ground. >> we've been all over video pouring into the newsroom of that meteor. you can see it causing a huge streak across the sky, a light. russia's academy of science weighed it in at about ten tons and entered the atmosphere at 33,000 miles per hour. doctors say they were almost hundreds of injuries there suffering from cuts, from broken glass that resulted from the sonic boom from that meteor. we'll continue to follow this. bring you the latest throughout the morning. >>> we're continuing to follow breaking news out of south africa. olympic sprinter oscar pistorius is charged with murder for the death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. prosecutors there say they will seek a premeditated murder charge against him. pistorius' first court appearance ended a little more than 30 minutes ago. the judge delayed the bail hearing until next week which means pistorius will remain in cus
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back on american soil and headed home. a this is amateur video of russia.e falling in it injured more than 400 people. good morning, washington. it's friday, february 15. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. great to have you along. let's get to jacqui jeras to about what we are in store for. >> interesting weather in the next 24 hours. we have a mixed bag again as a weak weather system approaches rainfall for the drive home tonight. starting pleasant today, 38 at national, 32 at dulles, degrees in manassas. the skies are fair throughout region for the most part. we expect icker clouds day andut the eventually becoming mostly cloudy. be mild into the 50's this afternoon. expecting rain by 5:00. then we will see a change to snow late tonight. details for the long holiday weekend, coming up. first, time for traffic and .eather jamee relatively quiet from the traffic center. item potentially in virginia. 395 past shirlington, glebe oad, towards the pentagon, a possible crash. there are the way to check it out. i will have more on that in 10 minutes. between stanford and the beltway,
as it knocks down the door. a canadian hockey player now living in russia described it like this. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and all of a sudden i looked up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was incredible. >> the meteor streaked across the sky at 33,000 miles per hour rocking a mountain range about 900 miles east of moscow. in total about 3,000 buildings were damaged. the worst was at this zinc factory where the roof completely collapsed. all of this damage was caused by a meteor about the size of an suv, too small for anyone to know it was coming. >> these things happen once every few decades of the centuries. as bad as that was, keep in mind that this happened over one of the more remote places on the entire planet. just imagine, derek, if this had happened over a very populated place like manhattan with all those skyscrapers just made entirely of glass. what would have happened there? all that glass would have exploded or imagine if it had happened here in d.c., scary stuff. >> i think folks would have said the
russia. like this maryland family. they had their room set up. then an international dispute between the u.s. and russia comes between the children and their adoptive parents. >>> just before 6:30. 42 degrees. but light rain. good evening, everyone. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >>> another major storm tears through the nation's heartland. it's blamed on at least 10 deaths. and tens of thousands of people are without power. first warning weather coverage begins with randall pinkston with more. >>> snow plows and sand trucks are clearing roads in the midwest. as drivers cope with the second big storm in a week. nearly a foot of snow has fallen in kansas and missouri. northern arkansas is getting flurries. and the storm has moved into illinois. >> it's getting pretty nasty out here. through all of this slush and everything. i'm just hoping it doesn't get up to six inches of slush. >> forecasters say this snow is the dense kind. so heavy and dangerous, it reportedly sent at least eight
snchts breaking overnight, hundreds hurt in russia after a fireball crashes to earth. >>> plus: >> we kissed the ground. we were so happy to see that ground. >> stuck at sea for days. this crippled cruise ship finally reaches dry land. reaction from relieved passengers as fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> good morning to you. live look outside right now. it's february 15th. happy friday, everyone. we made it to the end of the week. cold end to the week. good morning to you, i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm sarah simmons. before we get to weather, we begin with a story breaking from overnight in russia. look at this. a meteor crashes through the atmosphere about 1,000 miles east of moscow. you can see it's caught on tape by a driver here. well, the spectacular images show it exploding right there into a fireball with bright flashes and breaking up into smaller meteorites and leaving a white con trail. >> those are some amazing pictures. those meteorites left damage in six cities in russia. particles caused one factory roof to collapse. 500 were injured, mostly windows t
of the southern half of the pipeline. that one begins in curbing, oklahoma. >>> to russia where more than half of the windows smashed by an exploding meteor shock wave have been replaced. friday's explosion estimated to be equal to several atomic bombs scattered glass in more than 4,000 buildings leaving residents vulnerable in frigid terms. 1200 people were injured, mostly by broken glass. 40 others are still in the hospital. >>> some new yorkers devastated by hurricane sandy are now rebuilding their lives on the volleyball court. it was the 7th annual capitol hill volleyball classic. nearly 740 teams from all over the country competing, including the aviator club. most of that club and coaches lost their homes in breezy point when hurricane sandy blew through there four months ago but they say they stay strong thanks to each other. >> i want to make sure they're okay and i'll still be able to fight with them. yeah. it means a lot. >> h is their normalcy. they had no normalcy in their life whatsoever. school wise, home wise, everyone was displaced. >> take a look at this picture. it's what's
have been hurt after a meteorite fell in western russia. it crashed about 1,000 miles east of moscow. look at this amateur video. you can see that meteorite literally streaking across the sky. unbelievable to look at causing that bright flash of light. it collapsed a factory roof, shattered windows. there are reports that more than 400 people were injured by broken glass. mostly in apartments here. it was about 9:00 in the morning when it came through. the aftermath left large clouds of smoke behind. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> melissa, thank you. >> incredible video coming out of russia. the fact that it was -- the impact was so great that it affected buildings, glass shattering, car alarms going off. >>> the sonic boom. three people ended up in the hospital being admitted into hospitals. hundreds of other people were hurt. just a scary thing. people thought they were under attack. reports where people thought there was an attack happening. >> if you didn't know it was coming and you looked up in the sky and heard the explosions, you might wonder what's going on. f
. it is caught on tape. [explosion] this happened 900 miles east of moscow in russia. happened in broad daylight too. good morning, everybody. there is lot to talk about this today. i'm bill hemmer. plenty of stuff. welcome on a friday morning. welcome to heather. >> i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum heather: it create a shock wave. it bloke glass for hundreds of miles. lots of people were hospitalized. bill: it is so pure because it is day time. there are so many shots of this too. you can see the traffic moving through the street. they say sometimes when this happens, it will happen over the ocean or over the sea. and you don't get the same images. heather: you never know about it. bill: but this is a big city now. happened in a big russian city in the ural mountains, hours before a asteroid buzzes either to the closest on record but we're told there is no connection. greg palkot has more in london. what do we know about this event, greg. >> reporter: amazing amateur video we've been watching as you folks at that i can take it in as well. it happened in a russian city 130 miles east o
's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> close encounters of a scary kind above russia this morning, 1,000 people injured by a meteor while an astroid skims by the earth. now the rest of us are wondering what the heck is going on? the blinding flash and the booming shock you heard was an event straight out of a sci-fi movie. the giant meteor blazed across the sky over parts of russia and exploded. let's go to will thomas in the newsroom with more. >> the meteor exploded with the force of an atomic bomb about 12 to 15 miles high. the resulting meteorite scattered across parts of russia, 1,100 people hurt and many sent to the hospital. let's show you again, another day for people out on the roads about 9:30 in the morning there, but nothing normal about that meteor. it was a fireball estimated to be about 50 feet wide, more than 7,000 tons and traveling about 40,000 miles an hour. the dashcams that captured a lot of this video are common in the cars of everyday russian folks because of disputes over traffic accidents, insurance fraud apparently a big deal there. dashcams and cell phone v
is. this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> tonight more amazing video of a meteor exploding over russia with the force of 20 atomic bombs. the new details that are surfacing about the fireball, the damage and the panic. >> and definitely a vacation to remember, unfortunately the memories won't be good ones. hear from passengers stranded for days in the heat and stench aboard a crippled cruise ship. ♪ i'm a single lady ♪ so put your hands up ♪ . >> if you blinked, you missed out. outraged fans demanding answers from ticketmaster after another beyonce show in d.c. sold out in one minute. >>> but we begin with winter weather tonight. today's warm temperatures are not sticking around this weekend unfortunately. in fact, we're seeing rain tonight and some areas are getting snow. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. down to gary mcgrady we go monitoring the very latest updates. >> thanks, guys. cold front is coming through. ahead of that some showers and some snow. we're not worrying about any lakes with this particular outbreak of snow -- accumulation w
people were hurt in russia. 40 people are still in the hospital. damages estimated at $40 million. they promised to double the broken windows fixed within a week. the explosion was estimated to be as powerful as 20 atomic bombs. if you are married and living together in virginia, you may be technically breaking the law. it hasn't happened in 20 years but we will tell you what has happened to this painting inside the national gallery. and another close call with something from space. what scientists are saying that is. >> the commonwealth is preparing to repeal the 1036-year-old law that makes it illegal for -- 136-robocall that makes it illegal for unmarried couples to live together. -- 136-year-old law that makes it illegal for unmarried couples to live together. >> it takes away people's rights. to me, it's wrong. >> state road 18.2345 calls it lewd and lascivious behavior, a class three misdemeanor. >> i am surprised that was even on the books still. i thought -- i am surprised in nevada was trying to return a. >> the code should be through. we shouldn't have lost -- we should
time saver traffic. over to you. >>> and news out of russia. are watching fors asteroid that will skirt the atmosphere. those in russia's earl mountain region were hit by fragments of the meteor. and it injured more than 400 people. >> this is video. take a look at this. >> that the buildings were hit and windows shattered following the impact 56 or 6 fragments that exploded. video have been popping up showing the atmosphere and breaking apart in a flash. the damage occurred in the area of the injuries were reportedly due to the broken class. the everyones caused panic but scientists con clouted that it is not connected with the asteroid. it is the size of a swimming pool. you may think that's a long way. and they're up around 23,000 miles above the surface. >>> video coming in and it is incredible every time a man accused of a murder is due to be in court. the trial is expected to start today for quintan bass. it happened in front of a home and we'll let you know what happens in court today. can you find us on twit weir updates. >>> now to a story so many questions about the shooting t
, u.s. and russia are putting their heads together to find a way to end the ongoing crisis that is taking place in syria. john kerry speaking with russia's foreign minister on the phone today about the best way to use their respective influence. conner powell is live with more details on this important aspect of this story. >> reporter: rush skha is one of the biggest supporters of the assad regime. and secretary kerry has been trying on reach the foreign minister for some time but they finally spoke and secretary of state john kerry agreed too meet in the future to discuss syria. as they were talking the fighting is intensifying particularly around the town of aleppo. they have stepped up their attacks on syrian air bases including two airports. assad military is also responded by shelling several rebel held areas. as the fighting has intensified the israeli military has confirmed that it has taken in 7 syrians injured. these are the first syrians to be treated in israel to be treated with medical help during this entire civil war. u.n. is making a push to o'up talks betwe
. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> new this morning from russia, a meteor crashes through the earth's atmosphere and leaves quite a mark behind. the spectacular images that you see right here show a rare meteor exploding into a fireball and breaking into several meteorites. fragments of meet orites caused a factory roof to collapse and glass blew out buildings in six cities. more than 400 people were injured, mostly by that broken glass. >>> good morning, everyone. we're going to continue to follow this this morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. >>> that meteor shower is not the only thing that's being watched in the sky today. >> that's right. scientists are tracking an asteroid that will come closer to earth than any other asteroid ever recorded. it will only be 17,000 miles away from our planet. we'll talk about that coming up throughout the morning hours. >>> >> for tucker we'll cover that at 6:45. >> it's amazing when you see those pictures, i don't remember hearing a lot of talk, a lot of chatter about that in the days lea
-fi movie. a meteor blazed across parts of the skies in russia and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb. many sent to the hospital and hundreds were hurt. we begin the coverage at 5:00 with a look at what happened from fox's greg pal cot. >> reporter: this amateur video catching the meet yore speeding to earth at more than 33,000 miles per hour. turning to a massive fireball overhead in just seconds. the explosion lightings up the early morning sky cameras from all across this russian city 1,000 miles from moscow catching the rare event. on their cell phones including a sonic boom breaking through earth's atmosphere. the amazing event also a destructive one. explosion of the meteorite showering the city below with fireballs. shattering windows and damaging buildings. nearly 1,000 people were hurt. most of the injuries minor though. folks struck by debris and broken glass. [ speaking foreign language ] >> after the flash something happened for about three minutes. then we rushed outdoors. i was not alone. i was there with katya. the door was made of glass, a shock wave hit us. >> reporte
of bipartisan consensus here at home. united states and russia accounts for the vast majority of the world's nuclear weapons with roughly 15,000 total warheads in the strategic-non- strategic basket. bilateral relations between the united states and russia are not what they have been in the most recent past. neither the united states nor russia faces issues were it requires them to be armed to the teeth were the effectiveness of each country's stock pile was proved to be prohibitively expensive. perhaps in past times, when the united states and russia targeted each other, the investment in maintaining the effectiveness of the stockpile was easily justified. discussion on the resize and content of the arsenal has been traditionally thought of in terms of threats, the size of the competing arsenal, geopolitical tensions, nato alliance security, etc. historically come a little consideration was given to funding the stockpile complex as there were general bipartisan and bicameral agreement in the intrinsic value of the nuclear arsenal strategically and as a deterrent. now, however, in the thir
the deadly shootout. >> and fire in the sky as thousands look at in shock as a meteor burns over russia. the latest straight ahead. >> and looking outside. plenty of snow in rain in our area this weekend. so, when will it let up? meteorologist tim williams with answers in this first warning weather forecast. >> eyewitness news saturday morning is seconds away. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm meteorologist tim williams. the temperatures are in the 30s across the region. >> good morning. very mild yesterday, i liked it. >> yeah. that actually helped us out today. it warmed up the road. make it difficult for what came down last night and today to stick to the road. you will wake up to snow out there on the car, grass and bushes, that kind of a deal. not too much going on this morning. there is another wave of precipitation moving across the region. now we're in the up side of the temperatures for the day. we'll start going up here around sunrise. this is the wave now. one last night. this one
says she's determined to return for next year's olympic games in sochi, russia. in austria where vonn had to be air lifted to a hospital, keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, thank you. lindsey vonn laid on the course. you can see the course snaking through the trees. her doctor has spoken to her and he says she is so determined that she's already talking about how she'll recover. >> lindsey vonn, trying to find the perfect grip. >> reporter: halfway down, making a jump and turning. then a horrific crash, tumbling out of control and harrowing cries. her emotion reveals how her right leg sprained, knee twisted, ligaments torn and a bone fractured. her sister's reaction said it all, fellow competitor looking shocked. vonn was air lifted out and taken to a local hospital. vonn is the most successful american skier in history. won the bronze in vancouver, four-time world champion. so fearless, she has been injured in every championship event, olympics and world championship since 2007. a win or nothing competitor, as she told matt in 2010. >> i've never had so many crashes and so
cleanup has begun now in russia after a space rock exploded there on friday. it happened the same day a different asteroid hit earth. could the two be related? we'll talk to an expert about what's happening in the skies. >>> then, a stunning fall from grace for the former mayor of san diego. maureen o'connor was the city's first female mayor. this morning the headlines are about her gambling habit to which she won and lost $1 billion over a decade. her excuse for doing it may surprise you. >>> we do want to begin this morning with that carnival cruise ship. a passenger has filed a first lawsuit against the cruise line company. mark potter is in mobile, alabama, with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that lawsuit was filed in miami by a passenger from texas seeking damages. she accuses carnival cruise lines of negligence and fraud and says that she was "injured as a result of the unseaworthy, unsafe, unsanitary, and generally despicable conditions in "aboard" the "triumph." a spokesperson says the company has not seen the lawsuit and cannot comment. meantime,
with the suspect. it is a story that seems to have everyone talking today. hundreds of people injured in russia after meteorites slammed into a city in the mountains. this comes on the same day as an asteroid barely mrs. the earth. john gonzalez has more. -- barely misses the earth. >> and amazing. >> it is apocalyptic. >> the air blast shattered glass from several buildings, leaving hundreds injured. >> meteorites fall regularly. dozens of them recorded every year. >> it occurred in russia. >> [unintelligible] >> that was only the first act. 150 ft asteroid is headed toward the earth -- or very close any way. >> never before in human history have we seen an object of this size come this close to the earth's surface. >> the moon is 200,000 miles from earth. the asteroid will come as close as 17,000 miles. that's even closer than communications satellites. >> it will be my first time to see one. >> you better have a good set of binoculars or telescope around 2:00 or so this afternoon. and you'll have to be in australia or eastern europe. john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> great television fiction on
after an apparent meteor shower. >> this happened in the mountains much russia. that meteor was hard to miss as it streaked across the clear sky and literally shook the ground. this is amateur video of the meteor shower coming through. you can see it caused a huge flash of light in the sky before that crash. the country's emergency ministry says fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area. it's an area about 900 miles east of moscow. more than 400 people are injured. mostly from broken glass. we're told, though, only three people have serious injuries. we've also gotten reports of at least one collapsed building. a roof. we'll continue to stay on top of this and bring you the latest as we get it. >> let's go to melissa mollet at the live desk. melissa? >> right now the bail hearing for olympic sprinter oscar pistorius is well under way. we have video of him arriving at court. nbc news has a reporter inside who says oscar is standing in court crying, his head hanging down, hands to his face. the double amputee is charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend,
, it happened in russia but local scientists are also buzzing over the meteor that came crashing down from space. it happened on the same day a large asteroid came close to the planet. news4's tom sherwood at the smithsonian. how soon this could happen again. >> reporter: a meteor slammed into earth inside russia with a sonic boom injuring hundreds. almost the same day, a large asteroid narrowly misses earth, passing just 17,000 miles away. just a near miss in galactic terms. >> now that sounds like a long ways, but keep in mind, that's less than one-tenth of the distance to the moon. >> reporter: the two extraordinary incidents from space have smithsonian scientists enthralled about the chances for new materials to study. smithsonian natural history scientist tim mccoy. >> it's very exciting. it is a great thing to be able to see one of these events. two big things like this making news and making people aware of the kinds of things we're doing just don't happen very often. >> reporter: mccoy showed news4 labs inside the smithsonian war more than 35,000 meteorite pieces are kept. these pieces a
the atmosphere in russia. some thought it was an earthquake, and others thought it was a nuclear attack. it caused intense loud and a loud bang. shock waves blew out glass and buildings in six cities and up to 500 people were injured by flying glass. >> another astronomical event happens later today. an astroid is due to make a close fly by of planet earth. but nasa says there's no chance the 150-foot astroid will hit us. at the closest point it will be 17,000 miles from earth, and that's closer than weather and tv satellites that are in orbit. we're giving you mixed messages there. we're saying it's not far, but it's closer than weather and tv satellites. okay. greg was in here, and i was happy to hear his explanation of things. >> he says we don't have to worry about it. in the meantime, do we have to worry about the weather? here's tucker barnes with the answer. >>> potentially so. thank you very much. not this morning. lots of sunshine. cool start to the day. later this afternoon, rain showers move in for the evening commute and might transition to snow later tonight. a lot going on
a meteor streaked through the skies over russia. >>> no hiding from this winter this morning. we're going to find down right frigid out there as you step out the door. your forecast next with weather and >>> good news if you're a fan of maker's mark. it's restoring the alcohol volume in the popular whiskey. it announced it was lowering the alcohol in the bottles because of a supply shortage. loyal customers were furious about that. thousands told the company they would rather deal with an occasional supply shortage than an inferior whiskey. they tweeted yesterday, you spoke, we listen. back to normal. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. meteorologist tom kierein tell us about this cold day, tom. >> it doesn't look that cold when you look at the live view from the city camera. looks like a clear, typical morning. but it is frigid. starting off with temperatures near 20 degrees. most of the region. reagan national at 23 degrees. then you add in the wind. the wind is gusting around 20 to 25 miles per hour. therefore, windchills are down into the teens and single digits. the windchill
in daytona. >> cashing in. how much a piece of that meteorite in russia last week is going for on the internet.  >>> welcome back. it was history in the making this weekend for nays car. danica patrick became the first woman to win the pole for the daytona 500. patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session and covered the two and a half mile super speedway in just under 46 seconds averaging over 196 miles per hour. no woman has ever captured the pole for any race in nascar's premier circuit. >> that is great. history making. >> good no her. >> what is that race, next weekend i guess? >> i think so. maybe she'll win and create even more of a buzz around the sport. pretty popular already. >> yeah. let's do your weather forecast. around here, no issues at all if you are out enjoying your day off. should be a lot of sunshine. less wind and that is the best part. plenty of sunshine so a nice quiet lacking forecast to kick off the week. it is cold. it was cold yesterday. check out daytime highs yesterday. just 34 at reagan national and both dulles and bwi marshall did not g
. it's all over a boy living here in the u.s. he came from russia and russia's now demanding that the u.s. return a two-year-old boy adopted by the same texas family as his brother. there were two boys and one of them was found dead at the family home last month under suspicious circumstances. molly line has more from our new york city news room now they want the other little boy back? >> exactly. russian lawmakers and officials are expressing outrage following the january death of the three year old adoptee, demanding the little brother be turned to his homeland. and they were adopted by laura and adam shadow. max died on january 21st, but exactly how remains under investigation pending autopsy results. and the sheriff's office claims they were outside playing when she he discovered max lying unconscious and transferred to a local hospital where he later died. texas child welfare are monitoring this and the younger brother remains with the parents. the reaction in russia are extreme and accusing this mother of murder before tempering the statements. u.s. embassy released a statement, w
cam in russia. >> apparently in russia it's common in your morning commute to involve a hatchet dispute, fighter chopper fly by, or, i don't know, tank! how unfazed are russians? >> and the cows, they just got up and went on their way across the street. unbelievable. good day. jim will bring us more on that in a few moments. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. if you ever wondered just why comprehensive immigration reform is such a heavy lift for lawmakers, just ask john mccain. he got an earful at a town hall meeting in arizona last night. >> why didn't the army go down there and stop them? because the only thing that stops them, i'm afraid to say and it's too damn bad, but is a gun. that's all that will stop them. >> the border's 2,000 miles long, sir. i don't know how much troops and army people you think would have been required. i don't know how many you think will be required, but i'll give you expert information that shows you probably maybe you're talking about 2 million soldiers. you want to round up 11 million people and send them back to their country? you're not
. their decision could change things for many voters in the south. >>> and speaking of cosmic chances, russia's run-in with a meteorite was a surprise shake up for the whole planet, literally. we'll talk to the only physicist in congress about why he says the u.s. isn't ready for the next hit. >> good morning from shoreland narc park in new zealand. it's wednesday, february 27th, 2008. >> it's really tomorrow there. thanks to our good friend, reid wilson for sending us that video all the way from new zealand. let's get right to my first reads of the morning. americans may be sharply divided over the wisdom of the automatic across the board spending cuts that will hit friday, but they agree on this. their patience is wearing thin as washington stumbles into another manufactured budget crisis. as republicans continue to say he's playing politics, the president took his pr campaign to newport news, virginia, a ship building town heavily dependent on military spending. >> these cuts are wrong. they're not smart. they're not fair. there's a sensible way of doing things and there's a dumb way of doing th
give the world some indication of how russia, china, the u.s., and essentially all major nations of the world to view the threat of a nuclear >> thank you, senator, for being here. and thank you for your military service. my single biggest concern about the nomination is the dramatic flip-flops between your past statements and record and what you are saying as a nominee. and they are about key, core issues. we have discussed some of those today. i want to focus on that, and i apologize if i go over some of the things that have come up before. i could not be here for most of the hearing. in 2006, when israel was responding to attacks by hezbollah from lebanon, you call that response, "a sickening slaughter." and you accuse israel of "the systematic destruction of an american friend, the people of and country of lebanon." what do you say about those statements?>> well, first, i said them. i have been asked about them. i have said that i regret saying that. it was within the larger context of a speech i made about what was going on, a thirtysomething days of war going on. i also inc
we want to share with you. from the new york times -- speaking of russia, a story inside the washington post, getting a fair bit of attention -- japan as number 3, 83 years. the u.s., 51st, 78.5 years. russia is 164, with the average life expectancy of 66.5. as you can see, a lot of young russian women smoking, which is prevalent throughout the country. president putin saying, it is time to cut smoking. roger joins us from missouri, as we get back to your calls and comments on sequestration. one week to go. will it matter? caller: hello, sir. how are you? at 48 years of age, i was 100% disabled. for me and others like me, how was it going to affect that part? host: will you be impacted, do you think? caller: i'm curious. host: what is your biggest concern? caller: if they cut off my funding. host: what is your wife saying? caller: if the cut the pay check off. host: the biggest cuts will be to the military. most of the social programs will not be harmed. thank you for the call from missouri. from the twitter page -- another look at another set of numbers. hillary clinton,
. >> costs of cleanup efforts continued in russia after a meteorite exploded over the country. more than 1000 people were injured and four thousand buildings damaged. >> shockwave. today, crews in russia cleared a trail of debris, some 50 acres caused by yesterday's fireball. at a nearby frozen lake, searchers collected possible fragments of the your. scientists say it exploded with a force 20 times greater than the force of the hiroshima bomb with the earth's atmosphere acting as a cushion. the fireball shattered windows, damaged buildings, and injured more than 1000 people the biggest bank in more than a century caught scientists by surprise as the world was focused on a bigger asteroid and its close encounter with earth. overnight in northern california, reports of another possible fireball captured an amateur video. separate incidents, scientists say, but with the same message. >> the meet your incident in russia is a wake-up call, when one considers it arrived at the exact same time and today as the asteroid flyby. i think we are becoming aware that we are in jeopardy from these types of
. the pope steps down at the end of the month. across southern russia, it's cleanup day today, the biggest thing is the broken glass and the damaged buildings. 4,000 buildings were damaged. watch and listen. this video is from a high school student when, took it when the meteor created a sonic boom. it radiated over 80,000 square miling. 1,000 people were hurt mostly by flying gas. jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he bought personal items. including michael jackson items. and bruce lee items. it will be up to a judge if he will serve any prison time. by now you have probably heard stories from the carnival ship. fights over food, and sleepless nights. but for two passengers this cruise was about more than getting away from it all. this is about much, much more. they boarded the ship to say farewell, scattering the ashes of a long-time friend who died recently from cancer. for them, this was going to be a hard trip no matter what. and it became worse than anyone could have imagined. we will speak with one of the women here in a moment on cnn, firs
germany and france and u.s. and russia are scheduled to meet with iran and the economic sanctions. few have much optanism anything will come out of the talks. harris. >> conor, powell, thank you very much. >> a letter from a american is confirming his family's worst fears. the american pastor's wife said she knows her husband is torteured and receiving death threats. he's 32 years old and father of two who left his home in idaho to help start a orphan age in iran. his family received the letter from himp only the second one since his capture. he described physical and psychological torteur and acknowledge that all of the beatings are designed for one thing to get him to deny christ. they will never get this from me. the blade runner, oscar pistorius out of jail and reportedly trying to reach out to the family of his dead girlfriend reeva steenkamp. there is concerns that the south africa legal system could make it almost impossible for the legal system to convict this man. breaking news story details we just learned. 28 people are hurt tonight. debris flying in the stands in the final
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for the debate over gun control in recent weeks. >>> we're tracking breaking news out of russia this morning after an overnight mining accident. >> also ahead, not the attention they wanted. the tough questions some of the world's big approximate he's tech companies are being asked to answer. >>> plus, the images are dramatic, but we'll look at whether this latest light show from the sun will have any impact on us from earth. >>> morning showers as you head out the door. how long the rain will stick around and the impact the weather will have on your >>> check out this cute little rescue. firefighters in florida got an unusual rescue call sunday. a woman walking a dog called 9-1-1. reporting that a group of ducklings had slipped through the cracks in a street grate and were trapped in the sewer. firefighters brought a ladder and went into the sewer 15 feet underground. they were rounded up and all eight were taken away. i'm glad they made it out safely. >> they would love the weather today. let's get a look at our forecast. >> you need an umbrella this morning. we have light rain off and on
. >>> incredible video out of eastern russia tonight. a meteor races through the sky, creating a sonic boom before crashing to the ground. [ explosion ] those were just two examples of the impact caught on tape this morning. it happened in the city about 900 miles east of moscow. the sonic boom shattered thousands of windows and glass shards. injured hundreds of people. much more on this rare, cosmic event, coming up at 6:30. >>> a familiar sight is heading to harbor east. the flag ship store for underarmour is opening its doors there now. more on this particular area of the city keeps expanding. >> reporter: well, denise, the good news, very few vaceanszs here in harbor east, as it is now filled with restaurants and high-end shops. and now, with underarmour coming this weekend, people say this is not only a destination for tourists other but locals as well. >> reporter: the energy of underwarmor hits harbor east. an 8,000-square foot store officially opens its doors saturday. >> it's going it to be a frenzy. it's fantastic this. is the biggest presenc
russia and the u.s. russia demanding the return of a two-year-old boy, he and his brother were adopted by a texas couple, but the boys' older brother, seen here, was found dead at their home last month under suspicious circumstances. molly line has more from new york city. >> russian lawmakers and officials are expressing some outrage following the january death of his three-year-old russian adoptee in texas, demanding the boy's little brother be returned to his homeland. max shadow and his two-year-old brother christopher were adopted last year by a couple of garden dale. max died on january 21, but exactly how remains under investigation pending occupy results. the sheriff's office said the mother claims the boys were outside in the yard playing unattended when she later discovered max lying unconscious. he was transferred to a local hospital where he later died. texas child welfare authorities are involved here. they're monitoring the family and the younger brother remains at home with his adoptive parents. reaction in russia to the death has been extreme with some russian officials
this morning either. >> in russia, it's literally raping from the sky. what we think might be a meteor shower has hit this part of the country. i mean, right now some devastation from what we're hearing. lots of cars with busted out windows and lots of homes with busted out windows. >> at least is always the key word. 250 people injured because they were hurt by that glass, they were cut by all that glass shattering in the midst of all this. this is something you would see out of a movie, but we'll keep an eye on that for the rest of the morning. >> no school for them and they're in the cold right now, which is not good news. >> weird news from space. everyone take cover in you have to today. >>> "world news now" ♪ skinny, so skinny >>> come on, willis. >> skinny in the house! >> all righty. let's get through them. okay, so we all remember the nightclub brawl that chris brown and drake had last june. now the two of them are at it again, but in the courtroom. they have both decided to sue each other, and by the way, the french model, we're not sure if it's a man or woman, is also suing the b
, nothing shook up the internet more than these -- ♪ we learned that driving in russia is terrifying thanks to dash cams that catch more than just meteors. here in the states, a dash cam caught some shocking moments of its own. luckily, no students were on the bus at the time. and while russia cleaned up its meteor mess, the skies in florida were still lighting up with space debris. and finally, this last one is for our own bill karins. we'd never make him fly a stunt plane, but this weather man wasn't so lucky. >> a right, then a left. >> and speaking of bill karins, he's back for another look at the weather. would you be up for something like that? >> passing out? >> no, the plane stunts. >> i chickened out. i had a chance to with the blue angels. >> what's the latest on the weather? >> this weekend's forecast, the problems are mostly this morning in the midwest. wisconsin, minnesota and through the ohio valley, a lot of freezing rain out there and a little bit will be heading into virginia and north carolina. as we go throughout the day saturday, heavy rain develops through the southeast
's meteor explosion in the skies above russia. >> the didn't estimates are starting to come in and they are staggering. we'll tell you what is making recovery efforts even more of a challenge when fox 5 morning news continues. ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> welcome back. we're taking a live look right now at the jefferson memorial. you can see the camera moving just slightly. wind aren't quite as bad as they were yesterday as tucker has mentioned. we'll see if we have a warm-up on the way. ments a one-two punch from mother nature for people in the northeast. in massachusetts, a winter storm brought several new inches of snow and winds up to 60 miles per hour there. the storm brought frustration among residents still reeling from the powerful no
on camera in russia. it sent four400 to the hospital. >> robert griffin iii is used to getting a lot of tweets from france. some local high-school students are bombarding him with tweets and for good reason. we will tell you why. "good morning washington" at 5:00 begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, february 15. i am scott thuman. i am cynne simpson. . good morning to you. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> we have some whether you need to know about especially if you have a late dinner plans to night. a wintry mix is headed this way. that includes snow. starting with 37 degrees in d.c. this morning 33 in dallas, 30 in gaithersburg. it is a dry start with fair skies. an upper level system and a coastal system will come together this weekend to bring a chance of snow, but nothing major. the bus stop forecast for today, looking at a temperature of 40 degrees with sunshine. so clouded by recess. 55 degrees by dropped off. the rena by about 4:00 this afternoon -- rain by 4:00. let's check on tra
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